Story of an American Electronics Manufacturer Pt. 3: The 1990s
(Editor’s note: This is part 3 of a six-part series on the history of Matric Group, from a $20...
We take our role as an industry and community leader very seriously. From an economic, educational, environmental, ethical, and philanthropic perspective, we go to great lengths to positively impact the surrounding communities where we work and live.
We promise to provide a healthy work environment for our employees, including competitive wages, job training, and career and education advancement opportunities. We promise to work with reputable suppliers and vendors that do the same and advocate against injustice in their workplace and in their communities.
From primary and secondary educational facilities to the vocational and regional collegiate schools, Matric provides assistance where needed. Soldering irons, monetary donations, co-op, and intern opportunities, are just a few ways Matric supports the educational system.
We partner with the Venango Area Chamber of Commerce and the "Be Here" campaign to educate our youth on the employment opportunities available in the area.
In 2019, Matric partnered with the Oil City Middle School Network (OCMSN) and participated in a "What's So Cool About Manufacturing" Best of PA video contest. The 7th and 8th grade videographers came in third!!!
We are committed to protecting and preserving the environment by
minimizing environmental impacts concerning our activities, products, and services.
We are committed to continual improvement of our Environmental Management System and overall environmental performance. In striving to achieve these objectives, we engage in a rigorous planning process, and work with external partners such as our major suppliers, contractors, local communities and customers.
To accomplish this, we work towards:
Matric complies with FAR 52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons. It is prohibited for any associate or representative of the Company to engage in any form of:
Matric Group created a conflict minerals policy that clarifies that our companies will suspend or discontinue engagement with suppliers where a reasonable risk is identified that they are sourcing from, or linked to, any party committing human rights abuses. Click here to view Matric Group’s Conflict Minerals Statement.
Matric is passionate about fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace that values and promotes diversity.
Our commitment to be inclusive extends beyond the walls of our facility to include our customers, suppliers and the greater community.
Since Matric was founded in 1971, it has supported many not-for profit organizations both local and abroad and leadership has always led by example.
When Rick Turner took ownership, the United Way become the company's primary focus with a yearly employee contribution/company match.
For the last 25 years, Matric has been one of United Way's top contributors.
Aside from the yearly contributions, Matric raises additional funds throughout the year.
Prior to COVID-19, Matric held two blood drives a year to support the local blood supply. Employees were encouraged to sign up and participate during the workday. It was open to family members as well. Matric looks forward to donating once again.
During the COVID-19 crisis, Matric used their 3D printers to print visors for local EMT's, police departments, and hospitals.